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Valentine's Day card
Description Framed valentine on lined note paper. Hand-painted flowers decorate the paper's four corners and form a wreath around a four-line poem, which reads, "My love fond love a chaplet weaves / Of fresh young buds and verdent [sic] leaves / And still in fancy I can twine / Sweet flowers for my valentine." The writer signs his name "Old Abe" and dates the card February 14, 1861.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/4 inches height
5 3/8 inches width
1/4 inch depth
Nomenclature Valentine
Subjects Holidays & Greeting Cards. Greeting & Holiday Cards & Postcards
Dates Use: Exactly 1861 Dated by sender
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8932.25